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  • NLTP ACT, 1989
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir The latest Morung poll question was on whether the Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition Act, 1989 should be reviewed by an independent body. 32% of the respondents responded in the affirmative; 33% do not see the need for a review…
  • Creativity in education a priority
    Imlisanen Jamir Over a thousand students from Nagaland and neighbouring states took part in one of the largest art festivals for students seen here.  The awards ceremony for the 3rd Mega Art Festival was held in Dimapur last Sunday, drawing…
  • Inconsistent pathways 
    As Nagaland gets ready to celebrate the 20th edition of the premier Hornbill Festival by undertaking various preparatory activities, the two distinct paths are perceptible for the incoming tourists. Both will either ease the tourists’ journey to the…
  • In quest for lasting peace
    Witoubou Newmai   Since cases of pandemonium are not anomalies any more in the State of Manipur, and since they have come to define the State today, "surprises are no longer shockers".   However, the prevailing situation in the State of Manipur…
  • The missing spirit of competition 
    Y Merina Chishi   The State Level National Talent Search Examination popularly known as NTSE was recently held across the country including Nagaland. The examination is meant to identify talented students who want to pursue higher education in…
  • The Problem of Quick Fix
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir   The condition of roads in Nagaland presents a classic case of how the state addresses the myriad of issues and problems. The condition of roads whether it’s good or bad does not provide any comfort either physically mentally.…
  • Surviving online shopping
    Imlisanen Jamir   If you can’t beat them, join them. That’s the weathered adage on how to meet a challenge against a seemingly insurmountable foe. That’s sort of what is going on for small retailers all across the world, where owners are…
  • Surviving online shopping
    Imlisanen Jamir   If you can’t beat them, join them. That’s the weathered adage on how to meet a challenge against a seemingly insurmountable foe. That’s sort of what is going on for small retailers all across the world, where owners are…
  • Widows of conflict 
    Y Merina Chishi   Widowhood often changes the economic and social role of women. It can affect their access for survival and alter the structure of the family. Some women are even deprived of family support and are unable to support themselves…
  • Revisiting Naga Club
    Witoubou Newmai   Re-reading the sentiments and spirits of the Naga Club of 1918 loudly into the ‘present’ has become extremely necessary today.  Since all the ‘commentaries’ left from the Naga Club of 1918 strike to the bone or closer to it,…
  • Survival or Living?
    Dr. Asangba Tzudir In the current Naga political spectrum, the coming 31st October has been playing as a devil in disguise creating a lot of apprehension more so triggered and heightened by the very recent series of events causing more anxiety and…
  • Floods have become a norm
    Imlisanen Jamir   There is only so much we can do about natural calamities, but when disasters like flooding become the norm, the status quo must go. Every year, we're back in the same boat; whether it be landslides in the rest of the state or…
  • Beyond echo chamber 
    Last week, this column has pointed out how the powerful observation in the opening lines of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, a historical first published in 1859 feels acutely familiar and verifiable in the contemporary world affairs, and more…
  • Lack of cogent discourse
    Witoubou Newmai   ‘Unrest within the realm of speculation’ is what best describes the unfolding situation in Manipur today. The assertions of some important groups in the past one week in the State of Manipur form a lucid panoramic view on the…
  • The disconnected generation 
    Y Merina Chishi   In recent months, there has been considerable public debate over the Naga political issue. Many writers have raised issues from the past and concerns for the future of the Naga people. Diverse opinions regarding the “solution”…
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